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If it wasn’t for our kids, my husband and I wouldn’t be married | Dear Mariella

If you want me to tell you to leave, you’ve written to the wrong agony aunt, says Mariella Frostrup<p><b>The dilemma</b> I’ve been married for 18 years and the last three have been difficult. My interests differ very much from my husband’s. I want to be surrounded by people who understand me better. I have …

Relationships

Sleep deprivation seems to have opposite effects in healthy and depressed people

The first sign that something is happening is Angelina’s hands. As she chats to the nurse in Italian, she begins to gesticulate, jabbing, moulding, and circling the air with her fingers. As the minutes pass and Angelina becomes increasingly animated, I notice a musicality to her voice that I’m sure …

Sleep

Creative Personalities Literally See the World Differently

With different personalities come different experiences. But which one is better?<p><b>By Luke Smillie; Anna Antinori, University of Melbourne</b><p>What is it …

The very culture of drugs is addictive | Barbara Ellen

Getting hooked is not just about chemical properties<p>A Canadian study suggests that people who think that they only use cocaine “recreationally” could be in danger of becoming addicted more easily than previously thought. After taking cocaine, participants underwent a PET scan while watching people …

Subculture

Star Should Have Gone Supernova, But it Imploded Into a Black Hole Instead

Collapsing stars are a rare thing to witness. And when astronomers are able to catch a star in the final phase of its evolution, it is a veritable …

AIRS

When you think of the Deep Web, what comes to mind? Illegal activity? Phishing and scams? Bitcoins? Well, you’d be kind of right…and kind of wrong. …

New Study May Explain Why A Simpler Lifestyle Creates A Feeling Of Well-Being

Minimalism, downsizing, tiny houses. Experiences above objects. Decluttering and simplifying your lifestyle. Over the past few years the idea that the road to happiness may actually be paved with less, not more, has become a first-world obsession for millions of people around the globe.<p>Anyone who’s …

Minimalism

The formula for winning at life is actually incredibly simple

Welcome, Player One, to a strategy guide for the game known as life.<p>As you’ve undoubtedly discovered, the game of life is often quite difficult. You will face unexpected challenges and long periods of frustration. You will often struggle with self-doubt, feel overwhelmed by helplessness and loss, …

Self-improvement

19 science-backed ways men can appear more attractive to women

Romantic attraction is a complicated thing that scientists still don't completely understand.<p>But, through research and experimentation, they've come up with many ideas about what draws one person to another.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up some of the most compelling scientific insights about …

Warner Bros

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

Many of life’s essential truths need repeating.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost …

Researchers Discover That Laziness Is Actually Contagious

<i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>Ooft, this is harsh. A new study shows people tend to unconsciously imitate the lazy attitudes of those …

Psychology

13 things you're doing that make people dislike you immediately

Everyone's got a story about how they thought a certain friend was mean the first time they met, but realised later that he or she is actually the …

What it’s like to have high-functioning anxiety

Busy and in control. High-achieving and perfectionistic. Driven by details and order in a desperate attempt to calm racing thoughts, worry, and the …

The Happy Chemicals: How To Naturally Tap Into Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, Oxytocin

Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the brain chemicals responsible for our happiness.<p>These chemicals are can be triggered all the time, …

Living a lie: We deceive ourselves to better deceive others

New research provides the first evidence for a theory first put forward in the 1970s<p>People mislead themselves all day long. We tell ourselves we’re smarter and better looking than our friends, that our political party can do no wrong, that we’re too busy to help a colleague. In 1976, in the …

At last, scientific proof that daydreaming doesn’t mean you’re a flake

Western culture tends to look down on daydreamers—as if it’s a childish habit that we’re supposed to outgrow, along with make-believe games and imaginary friends. But none other than Sigmund Freud, the father of modern psychology, thought that most adults daydream too little. Daydreaming, he …

Psychology

You use this word to help you through hard times without even knowing it

We all deal with heartbreak in somewhat predictable ways.<p>You might eagerly re-top that glass of wine, add a few extra miles to your daily run or …

Supermassive Black Hole Kicked Out Of Galactic Core By Gravitational Waves

If really big numbers don’t make sense to you, this story may leave you confused. But when supermassive black holes are involved, especially one that …